Stanley Joseph Kania

Military
media-44538.jpeg UPL 44538 S/Sgt Stanley J.Kania, 384BG

USAAF Photo.

Object Number - UPL 44538 - S/Sgt Stanley J.Kania, 384BG

Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. Harry Neville crew. 35 x combat missions. ETD





Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 384th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-758610
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot/Director of Materiel

Aircraft

Ten men in Air Force uniform posed in front of a military airplane.  Five men standing to the rear, five men kneeling in front.  The men are wearing combat flying gear.  Large canvas bags are laying in front of kneeling men
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Hale's Angels
  • Unit: 547th Bomb Squadron 384th Bomb Group
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Nevada Avenger
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Silver Queen
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group 422nd Bomb Squadron 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Peaslee's Payoff
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Hamtramck, MI 27 April 1924 Son of John and Rose [Kubacka] Kania.

Other

Discharged USAAF

8 July 1944 Honourable discharge.

Other

Promotion

8 July 1944 Promoted to Staff Sergeant.

Died

Detroit, MI 11 January 1971

Buried/ Commemorated

Mount Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne County, MI 14 January 1971 Mount Olivet Cemetery Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan

Based

Grafton Underwood Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF.

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